Frances-Henry Library Annual Book Sale to be held November 17 - 19

Friday, October 1, 1999

Los Angeles -- The Frances-Henry Library at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion will hold its annual book sale from Wednesday, November 17 through Friday, November 19, in conjunction with National Jewish Book Month. The Frances-Henry Library is located on the second floor of the College-Institute at 3077 University Avenue (Hoover and 32nd Streets).

Hundreds of books of Judaica, Hebraica, and of general interest will be available for purchase at discount prices. The sale will be open to the public from 9:00am - 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 17, and Thursday, November 18, and from 9:00am - 4:30pm on Friday, November 19.

The Frances-Henry Library contains one of the largest Judaica collections in Los Angeles and boasts more than 100,000 bound volumes in its collection. It also houses a specialized collection of periodicals, mircrofilms, records, and compact disks.

At that time, the Frances-Henry Library will premiere its new exhibit featuring selected items from its collection of rare or unusual works of Hebraica and Judaica.

For more information, please call 213/749-3424, ext. 4225.


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu